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The Newsroom: Season 1 (2012)

TV-MA 14 Episodes
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TV-MA
  72 minutes
Series Pilot. Surviving the fallout from a meltdown, ACN 'News Night' anchor Will McAvoy returns to his job and finds that his executive producer and most of his entire staff are leaving his show. Will learns he's been assigned a new EP: MacKenzie McHale, a former girlfriend. Will and his overhauled staff face an immediate challenge when breaking news comes over the wire.
 
TV-MA
  57 minutes
Mac asserts control over the new incarnation of News Night and enlists a beautiful and brainy on-air economist, Sloan Sabbith, to do a nightly segment. Jim takes the fall for a Maggie miscue; Charlie forbids Reese from continuing his furtive meetings with Will; a long-festering breakup secret gets out.
 
TV-MA
  58 minutes
In an on-air editorial, Will apologizes for past newscasts and promises a new era of integrity for News Night. Will's new approach rankles CEO Leona Lansing. Jim soothes Maggie during a panic attack; Don charges Elliot to get in the game.
 
TV-MA
  59 minutes
Will's 'mission to civilize' takes a hit when he finds himself in the tabloid spotlight. Wade approaches Will with a story; Don gets Maggie to fix Jim up with her roommate; Will refuses to follow the media rumor mill and make a call on a breaking story.
 
TV-MA
  54 minutes
In the midst of its coverage of the ouster of Egyptian President Mubarak, the 'News Night' team learns of a teachers' protest in Wisconsin, prompting them to get side-by-side views of the simultaneous uprisings on air.
 
TV-MA
  57 minutes
Will keeps a long-standing therapy appointment. Subbing for Elliot during the Japanese nuclear crisis, Sloan's interrogation of a Tokyo power-company spokesperson lands her in hot water. Will comes to recognize the causes and effects of being a bully.
 
TV-MA
  52 minutes
An anonymous source contacts Charlie and provides advance details on an imminent story of national importance. When news breaks that the President will be making a televised speech that night, the 2.0 staff cuts short its anniversary party.
 
TV-MA
  57 minutes
News Night's refusal to lead with a pair of sensational stories causes ratings to plummet--and forces Will and Mac to abandon their principles in order to lure back viewers and shore up the network's bid to land a Republican debate
 
TV-MA
  55 minutes
Will and the 'News Night' staff stage a mock debate for a pair of Republican Party officials. Mac has an epiphany during a power outage; Charlie vets the credibility of an NSA insider; Lisa goes off-script during an on-air interview; Neal goes undercover as an internet troll.
 
TV-MA
  61 minutes
Season One Finale. Nina Howard surprises Mac with a damning revelation; Jim and Maggie reach a crossroad; Sloan weighs a new job offer; Neal uses his internet alter-ego to smoke out a threat. Will, Mac, and Charlie face off with Leona and Reese during a tension-filled lunch meeting.
 
TV-PG
  5 minutes
An introduction to the characters and storylines of the HBO series 'The Newsroom' with creator Aaron Sorkin, star Jeff Daniels, and others.
 
TV-PG
  3 minutes
Get to know volatile ACN news anchor Will McAvoy of 'The Newsroom' with Jeff Daniels, Aaron Sorkin, and others.
 
TV-PG
  5 minutes
A visit to the cavernous and intricately detailed control room of 'The Newsroom' featuring interviews with the cast and crew.
 
TV-PG
  3 minutes
An introduction to the fictional ACN cable news channel of 'The Newsroom' by creator Aaron Sorkin, star Jeff Daniels, and others.
Is it possible to produce a good TV news show and make it popular at the same time? That's the question facing volatile cable-news anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and the ideological staff that has been foisted upon him in this HBO drama series from Aar… View More
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Starring Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher View More
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Movie Summary

Is it possible to produce a good TV news show and make it popular at the same time? That's the question facing volatile cable-news anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and the ideological staff that has been foisted upon him in this HBO drama series from Aaron Sorkin ('The Social Network'). See all 10 episodes from Season 1 plus behind-the-scenes specials, and more, in this collection.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Starring Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel, Adina Porter, Chris Chalk
Studio Name HBO
Release Date 2012
VUDU Release Date 06/10/2013
Rating TV-MA About Ratings
Episodes 14 episodes
Language English

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